Kiss To Play Free Show In New Orleans

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Plus the band announce their co-headlining tour with Motley Crue

The Times-Picayune reports that, as part of the NCAA Final Four weekend, KISS, the Black Keys and Jimmy Buffett are slated to perform free concerts in Woldenberg Park along the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans.
KISS will kick off “The Big Dance Concert Series” on Friday, 30 March.
Meanwhile KISS have also announced a 40 date North American tour with Motley Crue.
Entitled simply The Tour, the two bands embark on their roadtrip together in July. It’s their first tour together since Crue opened for KISS in 1982.
“These guys are the baddest band in the f***ing world,” Motley Crue’s Vince Neil said on stage with both bands at the launch yesterday. “Our very first tour was with [KISS], 1982. To be able to do it now is amazing.”
 
“Seeing them on stage, it was obvious back then that this was the next big thing,” KISS’ Paul Stanley added. “We talk about bang for buck, this will be the definition of bang for buck on this tour. If you want to see more bombs and artillery, you’ll have to check out the military.”
Here’s the dates:
Jul 20: Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live 
Jul 21: Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach 
Jul 22: Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek 
Jul 24: Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood 
Jul 25: Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 
Jul 27: West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheater 
Jul 28: Tampa, FL – 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre 
Jul 31: Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre 
Aug 3: Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 
Aug 4: Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavillion 
Aug 7: Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Presents The Pavilion 
Aug 8: Englewood, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre 
Aug 10: Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion 
Aug 11: Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Arts Center 
Aug 12: Chula Vista, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 
Aug 14: Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 
Aug 16: Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord 
Aug 18: Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre 
Aug 19: Ridgefield, WA – Sleep Country Amphitheater 
Aug 24: Grand Junction, CO – Rock Jam 
Aug 26: Tulsa, OK – BOK Center (on-sale 3/30) 
Aug 27: Maryland Heights, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 
Aug 29: Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota State Fair (on-sale 3/31) 
Aug 31: Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend MusicCenter 
Sep 1: Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center 
Sep 2: Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagra Pavilion 
Sep 4: Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena 
Sep 5: Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre 
Sep 7: Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre 
Sep 8: East Troy, WI – Alpine Valley Music Theatre 
Sep 11: Allegan, MI – Allegan County Fair (on-sale 5/5) 
Sep 12: Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center 
Sep 13: Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre 
Sep 15: Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center 
Sep 16: Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center 
Sep 18: Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain 
Sep 19: Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center 
Sep 21: Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center 
Sep 22: Wantagh, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 
Sep 23: Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre